Author Archives: Allen Telgenhof

About Allen Telgenhof

Allen Telgenhof is the Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney; he has been an attorney since 1989 and a high school baseball coach since 2005. Graduated from Clio High School, Michigan State University and Thomas M. Cooley Law School. Proud father of Ty, Ally, Will and Luke and husband to Erin.

Petoskey Man Sentenced to Prison for String of Charlevoix County Home Invasions

This morning in the 33rd Circuit Court, Thomas Richard Pettersch, 27, Petoskey, was sentenced to serve 10 to 20 years in prison for a crime spree committed in Charlevoix and Cheboygan Counties in October of 2019. According to a police … Continue reading

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CHARLEVOIX MAN CHARGED WITH ATTEMPTED MURDER

KeNen Michael-Damian Borths, 24, Charlevoix, has been charged with two counts of assault with intent to murder and one count of sending an explosive with intent to damage or destroy property. The arrest arises from an Aug. 8 incident during … Continue reading

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Mancelona Man Charged in Mt. McSauba and AmericInn Break-Ins

Johnny Ray Rossman, 37, Mancelona, was charged yesterday with safe breaking, two counts of breaking and entering with intent to commit a larceny, two counts of larceny in a building and two counts of malicious destruction of personal property $200 … Continue reading

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Man Charged With Murder Found Not Competent to Stand Trial

The criminal charges against Paul Henry Crest, 83, Bay Township have been dismissed as Crest was found not competent to stand trial. According to an affidavit filed with the district court, on March 15, 2020, police were called to a … Continue reading

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Statement of Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney Allen Telgenhof Regarding “Stay Home, Be Safe”

In light of Governor Whitmer’s “Stay Home, Stay Safe” executive order of this morning and the actions of Charlevoix County Administration to close the county building, I have directed my co-workers at the Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to stay … Continue reading

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Bay Township Man Arraigned on Murder Charge

This morning in the 90th District Court, Paul Henry Crest, 82, of Bay Township was arraigned on charges of open murder, assault with intent to murder and two counts of using a firearm during the commission of a felony. Crest … Continue reading

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Follow Up on Bay Township Shooting Death

Today the Charlevoix County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office issued charges against an 82-year old Bay Township man for open murder, assault with intent to murder and two counts of using a firearm during the commission of felony. According to police reports, … Continue reading

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Four Sentenced to Prison in 33rd Circuit Court

This morning, Judge Roy C. Hayes III sentenced four defendants to the Michigan Department of Corrections on felony cases in the 33rd Circuit Court. Oscar Guillen-Torres, 33, Charlevoix, was sentenced to 38 to 60 months in prison on his conviction … Continue reading

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Alabama Man Sentenced to Prison for Jail Assault

Shane Michael Crowell, 18, of Gurley, Alabama was sentenced to prison for 18 to 48 months with credit for 87 days served on a charge of assault with a dangerous weapon by Judge Roy C. Hayes of the 33rd Circuit … Continue reading

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Boyne Falls Man Pleads Guilty to Possessing Child Sexually Abusive Material

Tracy Owen Penfold, 57, Boyne Falls pleaded guilty in the 33rd Circuit Court to possessing child sexually abusive material (“CSAM”) and using a computer to commit a crime. The charges carry maximum possible sentences of four years and seven years … Continue reading

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